Tuesday, May 24, 2011

New Poster and Release Date for 'Colombiana'

A new poster has gone online for Oliver Megaton’s Colombiana.  The film stars Zoe Saldana as an assassin who hunts down the men who killed her parents.  The movie has also moved up from September 2nd and into the final week of the summer.  Colombiana will now open on August 26th against the found-footage sci-fi horror flick Apollo 18 and the Guillermo del Toro-produced Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.  Hit the jump to check out the poster.

Poster via Apple.  Release date info courtesy of Box Office Mojo.

Written by Besson and Robert Mark Kamen (who also wrote Taken and Transporter 3), Colombiana is set in Latin America and follows a young woman who, after witnessing her parents' murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. Cat (Saldana) works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she hopes will lead her to her ultimate target: the mobster responsible for her parents' death. From this poster alone, it looks like it'll be awesome, and we'll let you know when we've got more. Sony Pictures has now Colombiana scheduled for release August 26th this fall.

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